An Infrastructure for Analytics
Digital Audio 12/18/2014 63 comments
The analytics infrastructure you choose has a major impact on analytics performance. Join us as we talk to Jim O'Reilly about choosing the best infrastructure for your needs.
Prepare for the Internet of Things Data Blitz
Digital Audio 12/16/2014 51 comments
As enterprises steadily connect production equipment, transportation networks, environmentals, and other technologies, they will face the challenges of analyzing, digesting, and acting on volumes of new data. No, we won't throw a switch and suddenly have an Internet of Things, but it will evolve in the coming years, and it could pick up its early momentum in the enterprise space.
Data Science & the Data-Driven Culture
Digital Audio 10/30/2014 134 comments
Booz Allen Hamilton data science experts Josh Sullivan and Ezmeralda Khalilwill share their lessons learned and best-practices advice for building a data science team and data-driven culture during this A2 Radio episode.
The Advanced Analytics Degree: Picking a Program
Digital Audio 9/15/2014 70 comments
Diego Klabjan, chair of the INFORMS University Analytics Program Committee and program director for Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics program, gives his advice for figuring out where to get an advanced analytics degree.
The Art of Predictive Modeling
Digital Audio 8/20/2014 98 comments
Dean Abbott, internationally recognized data-mining and predictive analytics expert, will lay out principles and techniques for applying predictive analytics.
Advanced Analytics & the Business of Healthy Consumers
Digital Audio 7/10/2014 78 comments
In this A2 radio episode, learn about the role advanced analytics plays in helping Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina determine how best to engage and communicate with consumers, as well as to measure the effectiveness of its efforts and determine member satisfaction.
Creating an Analytics Nerve Center
Digital Audio 6/30/2014 63 comments
In this A2 Radio episode, Patrick McIntyre, senior vice president of healthcare analytics at WellPoint, will share his experiences and give us his best-practices for setting up and maintaining an analytics team and engendering an analytics culture within the enterprise.
How to Become a Top SAS Programmer
Digital Audio 4/29/2014 79 comments
Whether you're just starting out with SAS or are an old pro, advancing your programming career and increasing your value to the organization will take a solid plan and a smart strategy.
Getting Smart on Digital Attribution
Digital Audio 2/27/2014 165 comments
David Schmitt, a marketing analytics executive, understands the importance of data-driven insight into the marketing spend. As such, he's currently overseeing implementation of a digital attribution program at a global hospitality company. Tune in for his lessons learned.
Outsourced Analytics: What You Need to Know
Digital Audio 1/28/2014 91 comments
Whether outsourcing analytics makes sense depends on a number of factors, including the organization's level of analytical sophistication, the nature of the analytics work desired, the use of intellectual property, and the type of relationship expected of the outsourcer. Learn more in this episode of A2 Radio.
Analytics Talent: Getting Ready for 2014 & Beyond
Digital Audio 12/17/2013 346 comments
Jennifer Lewis Priestley, a statistics professor, is a vocal advocate of changing traditional data-oriented teaching methods, and often shares her thoughts about bringing academia and the public sector together to ensure universities are preparing the analytics talent necessary in a big data world.
2014 Big-Data Salary Outlook
Digital Audio 12/5/2013 406 comments
You've all heard about the impending shortage of analytical talent and the increasing demand for big-data professionals in particular. Now find out about your big-data earning power.
Making Medicine Smarter
Digital Audio 10/7/2013 311 comments
Health analytics will help get us to ideals such as physician accountability, optimized treatment plans and preventive care, and lower costs, but only if the approach to analytics evolves as well.
Tips for Participating in a Data Science Competition
Digital Audio 10/1/2013 350 comments
Whether you're looking to push yourself up a leader board or just getting started with data science competitions, you can learn a thing or two from Ben Hamner, Kaggle's director of engineering and a seasoned competitor with some impressive wins under his belt.
Evolving Beyond the Net Promoter Score
Digital Audio 9/23/2013 319 comments
Net Promoter Score has long served companies as the go-to customer loyalty metric. But understanding loyalty today takes more than one single metric, many industry watchers now suggest.
How to Change the Game With BI & the Cloud
Digital Audio 8/1/2013 316 comments
You know the importance of building an information and communication technology infrastructure to support mission-critical applications and activities like business intelligence. But do you understand how to show its value? BI comes into play here, too.
Human Capital Analytics
Digital Audio 3/7/2013 198 comments
You've heard the expression, "Your company is only as good as its best employees." Perhaps it's with this in mind that human resources professionals are starting to place value on understanding human capital – and embracing analytics to get them the insight they need.
Cyber security continues to be an arms race as organizations race to protect against new kinds of attacks. Here's how analytics is making a difference.
Do algorithms and AI eliminate bias or do they encode the biases of models? New work on AI policies is designed to shine the light on the black box of model design and use.
HIPAA is supposed to protect the privacy of your medical information, but the sale of anonymized medical data and advances in analytics have made it possible for organizations to re-link your name to your private records.
Career prospects are hot for both data analytics pros and cyber security specialists. Now CompTIA is introducing a certification that combines these specialities to apply analytics to cyber security.
There has been plenty of talk about the need for a chief analytics officer or chief data officer. But do you ever wonder what they do for a living?
Data Analysts in Training: Meeting Tomorrow's Demand
Our Bodies, Our Data: Medical Records For Sale
Energy Analytics: Using Data to Find Savings
Sharpen Your Analytics & Data Management Strategy
Analytics: Make the Most of Data's Potential in 2017
A2 Radio: Can You Trust Your Data?
Retail Analytics: See Where Style Meets Statistics
Why the IoT Matters to Your Business
Will Data and Humans Become Friends in 2017?
We Can Build Smarter Cities
Visualization: Let Your Data Speak
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